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Heartland Weekly: Free To Choose Medicine Offers Hope for Patients

May 20, 2019

Week of May 13, 2019

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Free To Choose Medicine Offers Hope for Patients 
Christina Herrin
Des Moines Register
For patients like Jaci Hermstad, time is limited. We must reform the FDA approval process and wholeheartedly embrace FTCM.

Joe Biden Is Not Extreme Enough on the Climate
Justin Haskins
Fox News
Former Vice President Joe Biden cannot thrive in a Democratic Party that treats predictions of climate change catastrophe as religious doctrine.

School Safety Must Always Be the Top Priority
Robert Holland
The Hill
A resolution in the House of Representatives has proposed child safety accounts for the Washington, D.C. public school system.

Talking Health Care with Rep. Dan Crenshaw
Host: Sarah Lee
Guest: Rep. Dan Crenshaw
The star Republican freshman congressman from Texas and former Navy SEAL discusses some of the backward-looking health policy plans of House Democrats.

In The Tank #191: 'Chernobyl,' Loan Sharks, and GoT
Host: Donald Kendal
Guests: J. Haskins and I. Orr
This episode features work from Heartland, Environmental Progress, the Cato Institute, and the Heritage Foundation. The guys also the impact of HBO's new Chernobyl miniseries.

What’s Wrong with the Temperature Record?
Host: Anthony Watts
Guest: Dr. Roger Pielke, Sr.
Dr. Roger Pielke, Sr. joins the podcast to discuss the surface temperature record, the upcoming IPCC report, and climate science moving forward.

Professor’s Anti-Fracking Agenda Exposed
Linnea Lueken
RedState
A professor and group of student researchers at the University of Wisconsin at Eau Claire made false claims to boost their anti-fracking agenda.

AOC and Bernie Jump the Loan Shark
Chris Talgo
Townhall
Once again, as is their prerogative, Bernie Sanders and Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez are lobbing unwarranted attacks against the free-enterprise system.

Fear, Loathing, Intolerance ... and Worse
Paul Driessen
Townhall
Today’s Green New Dealers call themselves socialists, but their economic policies and tolerance for other viewpoints reflect a different form of government – fascism.

Risk in Modern America, Part 2
Rich Trzupek
Epoch Times
Upton Sinclair’s The Jungle may not have invented risk communication, but he provided one of the most important, most faithfully likened model that has been followed since.

Time to End the War on Coal
Tom Harris and Jay Lehr
Market Screener
Several energy producers are taking advantage of the climate scare to try to force their customers to pay for conversions away from dependable, inexpensive coal-fired electricity.

Next Gen Energy Is Not Here Yet
Ronald Stein
Environment & Climate News
Renewable energy sources can’t replace affordable and plentiful energy from deep earth minerals and fuels. Global economies increase, not decrease, their use of fossil fuels each year.

Author
Jim Lakely is the Interim President and Director of Communications of The Heartland Institute.
jlakely@heartland.org @jlakely

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